eRetail News

eRetailing has been one of the major growth industries on the internet. That trend is set to continue so it is more important than ever to stay up-to-date with developments. You can do that with the daily eRetail news email from Wiser. eRetailing is a growing phenomenon both for bricks-and-mortar businesses - those that have physical shops, as well as an online element, to their business - and for businesses that trade exclusively online. It is a subsection of e-commerce, albeit a large subsection, and covers selling things on the internet. This can be products or services, business to business or business to consumer. It is also referred to as e-tailing or electronic retailing. Future developments in the sector are likely to include further growth in the use of mobile devices, improved delivery services for customers, and targeted personal marketing through technologies like context-aware devices. To get the latest eRetail news sign up for the tailored Wiser digest. It includes information on strategies, marketing and sector trends, as well as information on leading companies and emerging brands. It is all collated from the best sources on the internet and delivered straight to your inbox.

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MarketWatch • Jacob Passy
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Amazon Expanding Its Brick-and-Mortar Presence and Other Holiday Shopping Trends in 2017
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These Are the 4 Lethal Weapons Jeff Bezos Uses to Beat the Competition
Inc. • Dana Severson
How Brands Can Still Win Over Customers as Attention Spans Decrease on Social
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Retailers are using your mobile phone to entice you to shop this holiday season
MarketWatch • Tonya Garcia
Alibaba’s foray into food is riskier than Amazon’s for one key reason
Quartz • Josh Horwitz
eBay Pushes AI Curation For The Holiday
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Amazon should buy Rite Aid so it can start selling drugs, Cowen analyst suggests
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6 things NOT to buy on Cyber Monday
MarketWatchJacob Passy
Cyber Monday is now giving Black Friday a run for its money in terms of consumer interest — but that doesn’t mean the deals are worth shopping. This year, 56% of Americans plan to shop online on Nov. 27, Cyber Monday, up...
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eRetail, Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation
Why Is the Day After Thanksgiving Called ‘Black Friday’?
Fortune MagazineTom Huddleston, Jr.
How did Black Friday become Black Friday? The day after Thanksgiving will be one of the busiest shopping days of the year, when millions of deal-hungry shoppers put down the turkey and stuffing to descend upon retail stores (and websites) looking for...
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Amazon Expanding Its Brick-and-Mortar Presence and Other Holiday Shopping Trends in 2017
Inc.Joseph Pisanianne D'Innocenzio And
Amazon goes into the holiday season with a newly magnified brick-and-mortar presence, giving it more opportunities to sell its Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets and other gadgets. The online retailer now has more than a dozen Amazon Books stores, which also sell toys,...
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Amazon.com Inc, Amazon Kindle
These Are the 4 Lethal Weapons Jeff Bezos Uses to Beat the Competition
Inc.Dana Severson
Amazon is on its way to being a $3 trillion company. So says Chamath Palihapitiya, a venture capitalist and early Facebook employee. Palihapitiya said Amazon will be worth $3 trillion in 10 years and its retail business unit won't be the biggest...
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Advertising Industry, Brand Management
How Brands Can Still Win Over Customers as Attention Spans Decrease on Social
AdweekAdweek Staff
Facebook users spend an average of 1.7 seconds with any piece of mobile content on the platform, compared to 2.5 seconds on desktop. Those interactions become even briefer with younger audiences, and they are growing shorter all the time. This presents a...
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eRetail, Finance
Retailers are using your mobile phone to entice you to shop this holiday season
MarketWatchTonya Garcia
Tonya Mobile devices are expected to be a key shopping tool this holiday season, as retailers and shoppers move beyond using them solely for browsing and price comparisons. They have become key for gathering customer data, valuable information for retailers who are...
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Amazon.com Inc, eRetail
Alibaba’s foray into food is riskier than Amazon’s for one key reason
QuartzJosh Horwitz
On Nov. 19, Alibaba announced it had invested $2.9 billion in Sun Art Retail, the Chinese hypermarket chain partially owned by French retail conglomerate Auchon (which upped its stake to 36% to match Alibaba’s holding). The investment into Sun Art, which operates...
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eBay Inc, eRetail
eBay Pushes AI Curation For The Holiday
PYMNTS.comPymnts
eBay is giving its marketplace shoppers the gift of artificial intelligence (AI) this holiday season in the hopes of better connecting consumers to the things they really want. “If we know you like superheroes, there’s a world of things on eBay you...
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eRetail, Health Care Industry
Amazon should buy Rite Aid so it can start selling drugs, Cowen analyst suggests
CNBC
If Amazon launches pharmacies in Whole Foods and on Prime, buying Rite Aid would accelerate market share, says Cowen.
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Amazon.com Inc, eRetail
How Amazon Can Make or Break Holiday Retail
The Wall Street JournalLaura Stevens
The maker of popular children’s robots is using Amazon.com Inc. to game the holiday retail season for its latest model. Wonder Workshop expects Amazon will be the biggest retailer of its new $200 robot, Cue, which is on Amazon’s and other top...
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